A “family of cycles” – major and auxiliary business cycles

Arvydas Jadevicius, Simon Huston
  • Journal of Property Investment & Finance, April 2014, Emerald
  • DOI: 10.1108/jpif-02-2014-0015

Cycles and investment forecasting

What is it about?

Naïve business forecasts often lead to losses and waste. A good understanding of the different types of cycles affecting markets is instructive.

Why is it important?

Many investment appraisals, feasibility studies or business cases neglect to consider cycles. The unfortunate result is losses. Risk management policy should include cycle assessment to strengthen due diligence and tighten modeling.


Dr Simon Hugh Huston
Coventry University

Knowledge of cycles improves financial modeling and forecasts.

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The following have contributed to this page: Dr Simon Hugh Huston and Dr Arvydas Jadevicius